Saturday, June 11, 2011

this my dears is NOT good

it's not good for consumers AND even worse it's NOT GOOD FOR CONNECTICUT BUSINESS OWNERS. first then what's next?

Amazon Cancels Connecticut Website Sales Agreements, Citing New State Tax

The Hartford Courant sent notices Friday to the owners of Connecticut websites saying the online retailer was ending cooperative sales agreements, effective immediately, because the newly enacted state budget would require the online retailer to collect sales taxes.
Amazon's move follows a similar action by Both online retailers, along with others, have called the tax rule unconstitutional and said they will fight it in court.
The change means hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Connecticut residents who own websites will no longer be eligible to receive sales commissions under the "Amazon Associates Program" if customers make purchases after clicking through to Amazon from ads on the host websites....

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

wooooooooooooooooooo hooooooooooooooooooo!!!

it's about time! believe it or not i don't even smoke (pot that is, unfortunately i DO smoke heaters)

i think pot, any amout of pot SHOULD be legal. period. my view

Connecticut To Lessen Penalty For Half-Ounce Or Less Of Pot

The Hartford CourantFirst-timers caught with a small amount of pot in Connecticut will soon be treated like traffic scofflaws instead of criminals.

The House of Representatives voted 90-57 Tuesday to decriminalize possession of a half-ounce or less of marijuana, the equivalent of about 30 joints. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hailed the measure as a fairer — and more fiscally sound — public policy, and intends to sign it once it reaches his desk. The new law will take effect July 1.

Activists pushing for a change in the state's marijuana laws savored their victory. They had argued for years that the state's current drug laws unfairly stigmatize young people, especially minorities, by burdening them with criminal records for relatively minor offenses..............